Malé International Airport is served by a number of international and charter airlines, including Aeroflot, Air India, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Emirates Air, Malaysian Airlines, Meridiana Fly, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Transaero Airlines and Qatar Airways.

All visitors to the Maldives must possess a valid passport and return air ticket. A complimentary 30-day tourist visa will be issued upon arrival. If guests are arriving from Yellow Fever infected areas, they must produce a vaccination certificate. Guests may not bring alcohol, pork products, pornography or weapons into the Maldives. These items will be confiscated at the airport and disposed of by the airport authorities. View a complete list of prohibited and restricted items.


Consider customizing your trip by visiting other Maldivian islands. You can also visit the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa (accessible by speedboat transfer from MLE) or travel between the sister properties via seaplane or aboard the luxury catamaran, Four Seasons Explorer.



Malé International Airport (MLE)
Travel time: 30 to 45 minutes by seaplane
Distance: 120 kilometres (75 miles)


The island of Landaa Giraavaru, 120 kilometres (75 miles) from Malé International Airport, is accessible by seaplane.

The scenic flights, operated by Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), are available during daytime hours only. Guests are greeted by Four Seasons representatives and escorted to the seaplane check-in. Maximum waiting time in Four Seasons private lounge rarely exceeds two hours from time of check-in. Flight times are subject to weather conditions and schedules and may involve one short stop en route. Round-trip seaplane transfer fees apply at a rate of USD 560 per adult and USD 280 per child ages 2 to 12. Infant age 0 to 1 years is complimentary. Plus applicable taxes.

Private seaplane transfer can be arranged at a rate of USD 4,400 each way. Plus applicable taxes and services charges.

Dinner and Transfer Package

To avoid a long wait at the airport, guests departing Landaa Giraavaru for an evening or night international flight from Malé International Airport may wish to enjoy the Dinner and Transfer package Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa. The package costs
USD 120 per adult and USD 60 per child ages 6 to 12. Child age below 6 years is complimentary. Plus applicable taxes and service charges. The package includes:
Access to the Resort’s facilities, including the swimming pool, poolside changing rooms and showers, and the library

Dinner at one of the Resort’s three premier restaurants (excluding beverages)
One-way speedboat transfer to the airport

Please note that we are unable to confirm the timing of your return transfer until the evening before your departure.